Learning Mentor

Job summary

SalaryWest Sussex Grade 5 - £24,294 - £24,702
LocationThe Burgess Hill Academy
AddressThe Burgess Hill Academy, Station Road, Burgess Hill, RH15 9EA
Telephone No01444 241691
ContractPermanent, Part-time, Term-time
Flexible - Maximum 27 hrs (Term Time & Inset Days Only) hours per week

Job advertisement

Can you support our pupils with their learning and personal development? 

The Burgess Hill Academy are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dedicated Learning Mentor to join our expanding team.

Working in co-ordination with SENCo and Pastoral Leaders, our Learning Mentor will support and work with individual and small groups of identified pupils in consultation with key staff and other professionals and the pupil themselves. They will use a range of strategies to engage identified vulnerable pupils in learning and co-ordinate a package of services that will improve the pupil’s behaviour, motivation, self-esteem and educational attainment.

Please also download the attached job description and person specification to learn more about this rewarding role.

The Burgess Hill Academy

At The Burgess Hill Academy, we challenge and support our students so that they aim high. Academic learning is our central focus, backed up by a strong belief in enhancing our students’ wellbeing and creating employable adults for the future.

It’s an exciting time for our Academy. Classrooms and science labs have been updated and improved and we’ve revitalised outdoor areas fit for today’s students.

The academy is committed to ensuring that every pupil leaves with the qualifications, enrichment experiences and employability skills they need for life. It has a published admissions number of 240 and total capacity of 1200.

We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:

Automatic annual pay increments
High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression
A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme
Generous public sector pension scheme
Discounts on retail & travel
Cycle 2 Work scheme
Charity giving

As the largest Multi-Academies Trust in Sussex, we are a close-knit family of schools committed to achieving ambitions, delivering excellence, and nurturing potential. Our success is a result of the dedication and expertise of our staff and central teams, creating vibrant places of learning that ignite curiosity and foster a lifelong love of education. Together, we aim to inspire our children and staff to flourish and achieve their best.

Our commitment
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013, 2020 and 2023. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. 

We welcome applications from all members of the community. 
The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff and volunteer recruitment practices.

Find out more
For further information about this opportunity please download the attached job description and personal specification, and view our candidate pack.

To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Anthony Snape, Vice Principal, on

To apply for this vacancy please submit your application directly on our website here:

Posted Date:17 January 2024
Closing Date:2 February 2024
Interview Date:

Further information

TBHA Learning Mentor JDPS.pdf
TBHA_AcademyCPSafeguardingPolicy_0923 (2).pdf

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